Wilson County, Kansas Population 2018

Wilson County, Kansas's estimated population is 8,675 with a growth rate of -3.14% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wilson County, Kansas is the 45th largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20178,675-281-3.14%
20168,9562633.03%
20168,693-159-1.80%
20158,852-124-1.38%
20148,976-118-1.30%
20139,094-30-0.33%
20129,124-118-1.28%
20119,242-151-1.61%
20109,393-896-8.71%
199010,289-1,839-15.16%
198012,1288117.17%
197011,317-1,760-13.46%
196013,077-1,738-11.73%
195014,815-2,908-16.41%
194017,723-923-4.95%
193018,646-2,511-11.87%
192021,1571,3476.80%
191019,8104,18926.82%
190015,6213352.19%
189015,2861,51110.97%
188013,7757,081105.78%
18706,6946,66724692.59%
1860270.00%

Wilson County, Kansas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White8,493
Two or More Races274
American Indian and Alaska Native65
Asian57
Black or African American43
Some Other Race24

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Wilson County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Wilson County, Kansas Median Age

44


Total

42.5


Male

46.2


Female

Wilson County, Kansas Adults

There are 6,824 adults, (1,827 of which are seniors) in Wilson County, Kansas.

Wilson County, Kansas Age Dependency

79.2

Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Wilson County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

4,585

51.19%

Male

4,371

48.81%

Wilson County, Kansas Households and Families

Wilson County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wilson County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.7%9.3%
Male86.3%13.7%
All75.2%24.8%
Non Family58.4%41.6%
Female56.3%43.7%

75.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wilson County, Kansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,8782.2775.2
Married1,9262.8390.7
Non Family1,3531.2158.4
Female4532.7956.3
Male1463.2186.3

2.77

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

6.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wilson County, Kansas Households

Wilson County, Kansas Education

Wilson County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2133.43%
9th to 12th Grade5959.57%
High School Graduate2,25836.31%
Some College1,61926.04%
Associates Degree5839.38%
Bachelors Degree63210.16%
Graduate Degree3185.11%

Wilson County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,8415,165897
Hispanic1457814
Multiple Races109892
Asian574137
Native American5136
Black3310
Other Race55

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 64.91%.

Wilson County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,511$35,442$21,166
Less Than High School$18,839$24,100$14,531
High School Grad$26,250$33,145$14,152
Some College$26,820$36,310$21,382
Bachelors Degree$40,530$47,042$36,679
Graduate Degree$50,400$67,500$42,273

$28,511

Average Earnings

$35,442

Average Male

$21,166

Average Female

Wilson County, Kansas Language

Wilson County, Kansas Language by Age

Wilson County, Kansas Language

97.66% of Wilson County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 2.34% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.22% of the population.

Wilson County, Kansas Poverty

Wilson County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,0601,31716.34%
Multiple2665319.92%
Hispanic2474317.41%
Black393179.49%
Asian571221.05%
Other24520.83%

16.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.32%

Male Poverty Rate

17.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wilson County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wilson County, Kansas is Black, with 79.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wilson County, Kansas is White, with 16.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.68%.

Wilson County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.42%
High School11.84%
Some College9.20%
Bachelors or Greater3.39%

Wilson County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.82%
Male Unemployed35.71%
Female Employed15.43%
Male Employed9.11%

Wilson County, Kansas Income

Wilson County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,594$56,106
Families$54,417$64,560
Married Families$61,282$
Non Families$23,674$39,049

Wilson County, Kansas Marital Status

Wilson County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.2%

Male Marriage Rate

54.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Wilson County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

Wilson County, Kansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Wilson County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Wilson County, Kansas Veterans

Wilson County, Kansas Veterans by War

652

Number of Veterans

623

Male Veterans

29

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam262
Korea100
First Gulf War74
Second Gulf War37
World War II27

Wilson County, Kansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74176
75+167
55 to 64135
35 to 54130
18 to 3444

Wilson County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6429.82%
Hispanic1811.39%
2 or More107.69%

Wilson County, Kansas Veterans by Education

5.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wilson County, Kansas Employment Status

Wilson County, Kansas Employment by Age

62.4%

Labor Force Participation

58.9%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Wilson County, Kansas Employment by Race

Wilson County, Kansas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Wilson County, Kansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Neodesha24862319-167-6.72%
Fredonia24822291-191-7.70%
Altoona413374-39-9.44%
Buffalo232217-15-6.47%
Benedict7368-5-6.85%
New Albany5652-4-7.14%
Coyville4643-3-6.52%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990